Athletes Of The Week


May 16, 2007


Mike Kelen, St. Paul's, golf

The senior emerged as the titlist from 125 competitors in last week's three-day Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association individual golf championships.

Kelen began his quest on May 7, posting a first-round 74 on the 18-hole course at Hayfields Country Club. Last Wednesday, Kelen shot a 71. And on Friday, Kelen shot a final-round 78, beating Gilman's Brad Miller by four shots to capture the crown.

Kelen is bound for Bates College in Maine, where he will continue his golf career.

Others considered -- Eric Franklin, Archbishop Curley, track; Ryan Stasiowski, Loyola, track.


Allyson Carey

John Carroll, lacrosse

The junior midfielder scored the biggest of her 51 goals this season in overtime of Sunday's Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland A Conference championship game against Severn, leading the No. 3 Patriots to a 10-9 win.

It capped a fine week for Carey, who contributed nine goals and four assists in three playoff wins. A two-time team captain and last year's Harford County Player of the Year, Carey opened last week with a four-goal effort in a 10-7 quarterfinal win over St. Paul's. In Thursday's 9-8 overtime win against St. Mary's in the semifinals, she had three goals and one assist before getting two goals and three assists in the title game.

Also a constant in the middle of the field, she has won 50 draws and collected 57 ground balls.

Others considered --Jessica Butler, Towson Catholic, softball; Kelly Christian, Catonsville, track and field; Michelle Newman, Eastern Tech, track and field; Kourtney Salvarola, Broadneck, softball.

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